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Mel Patrick Lynch, in custody in New York in 1975. Photograph: Barton Silverman/NYT

Mel Patrick Lynch, from Banagher in Co Offaly, and Dominic Byrne, from the Co Roscommon townland of Taghnarra, confessed to abducting Samuel Bronfm(...)

Donard Gaynor: former senior vice president of strategy and corporate development of spirits company Beam

Global nutrition group Glanbia has appointed a new chairman, with independent non-executive director Donard Gaynor to take over from Martin Keane. M(...)

Actor Allison Mack leaves a federal court in Brooklyn in April 2019. Photograph: Jefferson Siegel/The New York Times

US actor Allison Mack pleaded guilty on Monday to charges linked to an alleged sex-trafficking operation disguised as a mentoring group. Mack (36) , (...)

Seagram’s Edgar Bronfman jnr  (centre), with  Frank J Biondi   of Universal Studios and Cornelis Boonstra  of Royal Philips Electronics.  An erstwhile film producer and songwriter, Bronfman had a fateful preference for studios over distilleries. Photograph: Jon Levy/AFP/Getty Images

Open the filing cabinet marked “mergers and acquisitions”, go straight to the fat folder labelled “cautionary tales” and eventually you will reach the(...)

A bartender takes a bottle of Johnnie Walker whisky. Parent group Diageo is selling 19 spirits brands, including Seagrams VO whisky to US-based company Sazerac for $550 million. Photograph: Shamil Zhumatov

Guinness parent Diageo is selling 19 spirits brands, including Seagrams VO whisky and cinnamon schnapps Goldschlager, to US-based company Sazerac for (...)

Miesian Plaza: there will be an overall floor area of 21,780sq m (234,440sq ft) of lettable office space

An international marketing campaign later this month will seek suitable tenants for the former Bank of Ireland headquarters on Lower Baggot Street in(...)

The Bank of Ireland headquarters on Baggot Street in the early 1970s: not only do all of the Scott Tallon Walker drawings still survive, but also the construction drawings by Smith & Pearson

The former Bank of Ireland headquarters on Lower Baggot Street changed hands for a king’s ransom during the boom, when it was sold to a consortium hea(...)

Driving west from Waterloo, Ontario, through vast fields of corn and occasional patches of pumpkin, the landscape seems unnaturally flat. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

It’s festival week, but the twin cities of Waterloo/Kitchener are calm and quiet in the evenings. Restaurants are somewhat busier than usual and cabs (...)

Paul Duffy: ‘Sometimes in Ireland we can be a little critical of people who try.’

Paul Duffy may spend his time travelling the world as the chairman and chief executive of the Absolut Company, but he hasn’t forgotten his roots. Back(...)

Donard Gaynor’s knowledge of the global spirits market, particularly the buying habits of whiskey drinkers, is older than some of the rare malts resti(...)